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Therapeutic Yoga 1: Introduction into Yoga Risks and Benefits

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Contact Hours: 3

Target Audience: Massage Therapists.

Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand

The course materials for this Seminar-On-Demand are available in our online format available instantly or by mail.

It is important to understand how and why injuries can occur when practicing Yoga. Students will acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of Yoga in order to be able to better communicate with clients who practice Yoga and to give educated advice on how to prevent injuries.

This course explores the proven benefits of yoga, but also brings attention to potential injuries and danger zones that therapists need to be mindful of. Specific poses are demonstrated, including Forward Fold, Cobra, Lotus, Plow and Shoulderstand. Preventative care is discusses, as are knee injuries, hyperlordosis, neck and shoulder pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Herniated discs.

This Seminar-on-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Course Outline:

Hour 1:

  • Why Yoga?
  • Heart Health and Other Proven Benefits
  • Yoga and Massage
  • Injuries
  • Danger Zones
  • The Problem with Backbends

Hour 2:

  • Specific Poses
  • Forward Fold & Warrior I
  • Cobra & Lotus
  • Plow & Shoulderstand
  • Headstand

Hour 3:

  • Preventive Care
  • Fallen Arches
  • Video Lab Demonstrations
  • Knee Injuries & Hyperlordosis
  • Neck Pain & Shoulder Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Herniated Discs

Course Goals:

This course is designed to guide the professional through a self-paced study on the basic poses of therapeutic yoga.

Professional Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize the indications and contraindications for performing yoga.
  2. Identify the most common injuries that occur with performing yoga.
  3. Identify modifications for yoga poses for people with common injuries.
Course Expiration The participant will have 1 year from date of purchase or until the course expiration date to complete this course, whichever comes first. View course expiration dates.

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ATC/LAT
  • BOC Approved Provider - #P3633-121  Expires:  12/31/2017
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MT/LMT
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  • Approved - 2012SOD074 - HomeCEUConnection.com, a CA Approval Agency, has approved this course.  Expires:  06/30/2014
  • No CEU Required  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved  Expires:  12/31/2019
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  • Approved - 20-394909 - 10-1404926  Expires:  01/31/2016
  • Approved - Class 1  Expires:  12/31/2019
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  • Approved Provider - 216000152  Expires:  09/30/2014
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  • Approved Provider - Category 1 - CS28-2006-KPTA  Expires:  10/24/2014
  • Approved  Expires:  12/31/2014
  • No CEU Required  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved - This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of PT Examiners for 0.3 CEUs.  Expires:  04/09/2017
  • No CEU Required  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • No CEU Required  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
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  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved Provider  Expires:  06/08/2016
  • Approved Provider  Expires:  01/31/2016
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved - PTCE004799 - (3 Gen, 0 DA)  Expires:  12/31/2014
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • No CEU Required  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements - Class 1  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved Provider - This activity is provided by the TX Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1601002 and meets continuing competence requirements for PT and PTA licensure renewal in TX.  Expires:  01/31/2016
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • No CEU Required  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved - Type 1  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Approved - Class 1  Expires:  12/31/2019
  • Satisfies CE Requirements  Expires:  12/31/2019

About Lu Mueller-Kaul, LMT, MA

Lu Mueller-Kaul started her career in alternative medicine as a naturopathic physician in Germany. In addition to traditional chinese medicine, Lu uses a variety of bodywork techniques including Neuromuscular and Trigger Point techniques, TuiNa (traditional Chinese massage), Reflexology, stretches and strengthening exercises, and other manual therapy styles. As a specialist for back problems, Lu has had sucess in treating sciatic pain, tense neck and shoulders and the resulting headaches, vertigo and tinnitus.

Lu came to the U.S. in 2006 to study Rolfing Structural Integration. Today, she works as a Certified Rolfer and Rolf Movement Teacher, which enables her to utilize all the tools from her previous education in the Rolfing context. Lu is the owner, workshop instructor and Yoga therapist at Balance Education, in Orlando, FL.



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